Advanced Aerostructures, COC
Today’s airplanes are highly complex machines with parts that must function within extreme tolerances for them to operate safely. To keep aircraft in peak operating condition, aircraft and avionics equipment mechanics and service technicians perform scheduled maintenance, make repairs and complete inspections required by the FAA. The projected salary information for a Sheetmetal Assembler is *$14+ per hour.
The Advanced Aerostructures certificate of completion (COC) program provides students with the skills and knowledge to succeed in the aircraft manufacturing and service industry. Students receive classroom instruction and shop demonstration. Instruction includes the fundamentals of blueprint reading, precision measurement, communication skills, math skills, business operations and environmental health and safety. Additional instruction includes the fundamentals of assembly, meeting the manufacturing standards, use of common aircraft sheetmetal tools and sealant application. Students learn how to identify fasteners, install and remove fasteners, assemble sheetmetal components, identify and maintain proper ‘skin’ quality and curved surface techniques.
This program utilizes ITL content for fully on-line delivery or hybrid delivery.
The COC of Advanced Aerostructures is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.*BLS Data Source: Bureau of labor Statistics (2006); State of Kansas Mean wages. WATC does not guarantee the above wages, but has matched training programs to job titles and mean wages in Kansas. This program has not been approved by the Department of Education for federal financial aid.